It’s so important to feed your guests properly throughout your wedding celebrations – because let’s face it, who’s happy on an empty stomach? There are so many different functions throughout your celebratory week, (or maybe even month) but one of the most important, is perhaps the cocktail hour before your wedding reception, where there should be no cutting corners at all. It all kicks off with your Hors d’Oeuvres, sliders or canapés or whatever you wish to call them. They may be small, but trust us, your guests will love you for them. Think outside the box when it comes to presentation to give your guests the perfect welcome. Here are our top 5 delicious small-bites to give you some inspiration:
1. Street food snacks
Take your guests on a journey and stop bang in the middle of the rustic streets of India. Whether you opt for spicy chana jor garam or masala cashews and peanuts, serve these finger-licking snacks in newspaper cones to give your guests the authentic Mumbai experience.
2. Martini papdi chaat
Serve mouth-watering papri chaat in clear martini glasses if you are looking to add a bit of sophistication and glamour to your drinks reception. Even 007 would find it hard to say no to this delicious appetiser.
3. A bit of British
If there’s one thing us Brits love, it’s our fish and chips. Complemented with salt and vinegar, serve in rustic local paper with wooden forks to give your guests that true British seaside experience. Perfect for an outdoor summer wedding.
4. Poppadum scoops
These mini poppadums are a great way to add a bit of fun to your drinks reception. Top with your personal favourite pickles and chutneys from mango to chillies, these canapés will go down treat with your guests.
When it comes to skewers, anything goes and the choices are endless. Bring more flavours and colours by serving a selection of skewers from tandoori chicken to grilled vegetables accompanied by mint raita, there’s something for everyone.